My Master's program was full of amazing writers. So many of them inspire me to continue putting words to page. This piece is by one of them and it so beautifully describes LOVE, that I had to share. Click, read, and enjoy. Transcendent.
You may wonder where this topic came from, considering I typically write about dating and relationships. But, I also write about happiness and success – two things which are typically intertwined with how you perceive yourself. Furthermore, the most important relationship you will ever have, is with yourself. If that one isn’t healthy, none of your others will be.
Before we can be confident in a relationship, we need to be confident in ourselves. For many of us, this means overcoming the social stigmas of beauty and learning to eventually accept ourselves for who we are, whether or not we resemble the airbrushed magazine cover models. I have taken my own journey along this path which I wanted to share with you.
I have never been ‘thin,’ in any aspect of the word. I was always a little shorter, a little stockier, and grew up in a household where there…
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Real romantic love is pork bacon. In other words, the real deal. I, however, have found myself settling for turkey bacon (lust and infatuation masquerading as real romantic love). On this man-made holiday for lovers, I’m pledging that I will no longer sully my taste-buds with these poor substitutes. Only pork bacon for me from … Continue reading Love Is…Bacon (My non-traditional Valentine’s Day post)